Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Bloodthirsty men hate him who is perfect, but the upright seek his soul.

New American Standard Bible

Men of bloodshed hate the blameless, But the upright are concerned for his life.

King James Version

The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.

Holman Bible

Bloodthirsty men hate an honest person,
but the upright care about him.

International Standard Version

Bloodthirsty men hate the innocent person, but the upright show concern for his life.

American Standard Version

The bloodthirsty hate him that is perfect; And as for the upright, they seek his life.

Amplified

The bloodthirsty hate the blameless man, but the upright care for and seek [to save] his life.

Bible in Basic English

Men of blood are haters of the good man, and evil-doers go after his soul.

Darby Translation

The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the upright care for his soul.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the just seek his soul.

Julia Smith Translation

Men of bloods will hate the upright one: and the upright will seek his soul.

King James 2000

The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his good.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Men of blood hate [the] blameless, and they seek the life of the upright.

Modern King James verseion

Men of blood hate the upright; but the just seek his soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The bloodthirsty hate the righteous, but the just seek his soul.

NET Bible

Bloodthirsty people hate someone with integrity; as for the upright, they seek his life.

New Heart English Bible

The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; and they seek the life of the upright.

The Emphasized Bible

Blood-thirsty men, hate the blameless man, and, as for the upright, they seek his life.

Webster

The blood-thirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.

World English Bible

The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; and they seek the life of the upright.

Youngs Literal Translation

Men of blood hate the perfect, And the upright seek his soul.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

the upright
תּם 
Tam 
Usage: 13

Context Readings

All About Life

9 If a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, whether he be angry or laugh, there will be no rest. 10 Bloodthirsty men hate him who is perfect, but the upright seek his soul. 11 A fool utters all his anger, but a wise man keeps it back and calms it.



Cross References

Genesis 4:5-8

but he did not have respect to Cain and to his offering. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.

1 Samuel 15:11

I regret that I have set up Saul to be king, for he has turned back from following me, and has not performed my commandments. And Samuel was angry, and he cried out to LORD all night.

1 Samuel 20:31-33

For as long as the son of Jesse lives upon the ground, thou shall not be established, nor thy kingdom. Therefore now send and fetch him to me, for he shall surely die.

1 Samuel 22:11-23

Then the king sent to call Ahimelech the priest, the son of Ahitub, and all his father's house, the priests who were in Nob. And they came to the king, all of them.

1 Kings 21:20

And Ahab said to Elijah, Have thou found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found thee because thou have sold thyself to do that which is evil in the sight of LORD.

1 Kings 22:8

And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, there is yet one man by whom we may inquire of LORD, Micaiah the son of Imlah, but I hate him, for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the kin

2 Chronicles 18:7

And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of LORD, but I hate him. For he never prophesies good concerning me, but always evil; the same is Micaiah the son of Imla. And Jehoshaphat said

Jeremiah 13:15-17

Hear ye, and give ear, be not proud, for LORD has spoken.

Jeremiah 18:20

Shall evil be recompensed for good? For they have dug a pit for my soul. Remember how I stood before thee to speak good for them, to turn away thy wrath from them.

Jeremiah 40:14-16

and said to him, Do thou know that Baalis the king of the sons of Ammon has sent Ishmael the son of Nethaniah to take thy life? But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam did not believe them.

Mark 6:18-19

For John said to Herod, It is not permitted for thee to have thy brother's wife.

Mark 6:24-27

And having gone out, she said to her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the immerser.

Luke 23:34

And Jesus said, Father, forgive them, for they know not what they are doing. And dividing his garments, they cast a lot.

John 5:34

But I do not take the testimony from man. However, I say these things, so that ye may be saved.

John 15:18-19

If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before you.

Acts 7:60

And having knelt down, he cried out in a great voice, Lord, place not this sin to them. And after saying this, he slept.

Romans 10:1

Brothers, truly my heart's desire and my supplication to God for Israel is for salvation.

1 John 3:12-13

Not as Cain. He was of the wicked, and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his works were wrong, and his brother's right.

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